reprieval

noun
re·​priev·​al | \ ri-ˈprē-vəl How to pronounce reprieval (audio) \

Definition of reprieval

archaic

First Known Use of reprieval

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reprieval was circa 1586

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“Reprieval.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reprieval. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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